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Kamas

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The quaint mountain town of Kamas is undeniably the Gateway to Utah's remarkable Uinta Mountain Range, though Samak may have sneakily staked a share of the claim (note Samak is Kamas spelled backward), if only because of the Samak Smoke House, a must-stop roadside Country Store featuring house-smoked jerky and trout in a USDA-inspected facility, critical dry goods and provisions for the trip into the upper elevations, and local sundries. You can also snag fishing licenses and other important passes and rental opportunities. Just up the street the Notch Pub livens things up with great burgers, live music and a full drink menu.

Kamas itself is quiet high country town with a ranch mentality carried over from the earlier settlements. Today the town defines itself by vast tracts of open space, access to recreation and family friendliness.

Linger in this small town for a flick or local dining, including Mirror Lake Diner, Gateway Grille, Hi-Mountain, Summit Inn Pizza, El Jalisciense, and get to know some of the friendly locals.

You will find a variety of local businesses to outfit your adventure or offer advice on great campsites or adventures in the vast Uinta Mountains and High Uintas Wilderness. 

From there, until you venture off the road, it's all scenic driving all the time on the 56-mile Mirror Lake Highway Scenic Byway. Between beautifully developed campgrounds and endless, rugged backcountry, you'll find the perfect stop to park your RV or pitch your tent for blissfully cool nights just flat out away from it all.

Where to begin? More than 450,000 acres of pristine wilderness are buttressed by two national forests, including the spectacular Wasatch National Forest that lines the byway. Fish from you choice of hundreds of lakes and streams, take short strolls along the river, jump on a horse or ATV and if you've packed some wayfinding skills, climb Utah's loftiest peaks. You won't be alone up here either: on the mighty Uinta Mountain range you may see elk, moose or perhaps a bighorn sheep.

Fish from your choice of hundreds of lakes and streams like the namesake Mirror Lake, popular campsites like Moosehorn at the foot of Bald Mountain or along the Upper Provo River. Campsites begin at $14 a night for a single party. Sites like Soapstone Basin and Mirror Lake are quite popular, so reservations are recommended. From basecamp, take short strolls around cool lakes, jump on a horse or ATV, and if you've packed a little time and some way-finding skills, climb Utah's loftiest peaks. King's Peak is Utah's highest and mightiest, offering multiple approaches and thousands of feet of prominence for you to set your hiking boots to.

Thanks to spectacular natural splendor, you won't be alone in this high mountain sanctuary: on the mighty Uinta Mountain range you may see elk, moose or perhaps a bighorn sheep. Peaceful cross-country skiing or snowmobiling in the winter shows this remote and wild place in a whole new light.

Professional Opinion: The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources on fishing in the Uinta Mountains: